US M&A in figures
† Indicated by size, where the smallest is US$129 billion, and the largest is US$554 billion.
 
* The Intelligence Forecaster is based on “companies for sale” tracked by Mergermarket in the United States between January 1 and July 6, 2016. Mergermarket’s Intelligence Forecaster of predicted deal flow is based on intelligence relating to companies rumored to be for sale, or officially up for sale. It is therefore indicative of sectors that are likely to be most active during 2016.